Label: Kilmarnock - KIL2004-1,Kilmarnock - KIL 2004-1 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Stage & Screen • Style: Soul-Jazz, Theme, Jazz-Funk, Soul, Psychedelic
He won a Grammy Award for the song " African Waltz " in His most successful musicals were Hair ; its cast album also won a Grammy and Two Gentlemen of Verona MacDermot also composed music for film soundtracks, jazz and funk albums, and classical music, and his music has been sampled in hit hip-hop songs and albums. He is best known for his work on Hairand in particular three of the songs from the show; " Aquarius ", " Let the Sunshine In ", and " Good Morning Starshine ", all three of which were number one hits in He also studied the piano privately with Neil Chotem.
MacDermot won his first Grammy Award for the Cannonball Adderley recording of his song "African Waltz" the title track of the album of the same name in MacDermot moved to New York City in where, three years later, he wrote the music for the hit musical Hairwhich he later adapted for the film. Its Broadway cast album won a Grammy Award in Roses Are Red (Disco 70s Mix) - Aqua - Roses Are Red song Hair reached number one on the charts in The band played as part of the on stage band in the Broadway revival of Hair.
MacDermot's oeuvre also includes ballet scores, Lumpy Gravy (Dialogue Outtakes) - Frank Zappa - Mystery Box • 10-Record Monstrosity • A Really Spiff music, the Anglican liturgy, orchestral music, poetry, incidental music for plays, band repertory and opera.
MacDermot died on December 17,one day before his 90th birthday. MacDermot's music is popular with collectors of jazz and funk. In recent decades, his work has become popular with hip-hop musicians including Busta Rhymeswho sampled "Space" from MacDermot's record Woman Is Sweeter  for chart-topper " Woo hah!!
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